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2021 Cohort of the One Planet Fellowship (Africa)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 11, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on February 14, 2021
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The One Planet Fellowship seeks to build a vibrant, highly connected, and inter-generational network of African and European scientists equipped to use a gender lens to help Africa’s smallholder farmers adapt to a changing climate.

Applicants should carefully read the application guidelines for more information on eligibility criteria and the application process.

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In this call, the Fellowship targets the following sub-Saharan African countries: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo.

This initiative seeks to invest in over 600 agricultural scientists.

Selected candidates will participate in an intensive, three-year non-residential, career acceleration process to foster leadership skills, strengthening scientific research skills, including integrating gender into their research and catalyzing research partnerships and networks.

Candidates who complete the three-year process will qualify to become One Planet Laureates.

The call for applications closes on February 15, 2021, 23:59 East Africa Time (GMT+3).
Applications will NOT be accepted after this date.

For more information please visit
https://awardfellowships.org/news/the-call-for-applications-for-the-2021...

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 11
Jan 11

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the project and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse!

Jill Langhus
Jan 13
Jan 13

Thanks, Ana.